Talk

Advanced search

Emilia or Emelia?!

(17 Posts)
Tea1Sugar Wed 26-Feb-14 19:37:31

Which spelling?! We've been set on Emilia but I've just seen Emelia spelling and I wonder if that'll dispel the mispronunciation of Emma-Lea which we really dislike.

Alisvolatpropiis Wed 26-Feb-14 19:40:57

Emilia.

Emelia just looks like Amelia with an E instead.

I know it's a legitimate variant spelling but aesthetically, that's how it looks.

EirikurNoromaour Wed 26-Feb-14 19:53:11

Emilia. You could call her Amelia and avoid the Emily pronunciation, they sound quite similar.

TheScience Wed 26-Feb-14 19:55:35

Emilia or Amelia.

Bowlersarm Wed 26-Feb-14 19:55:43

Do you think you will shorten it at all?

Tea1Sugar Wed 26-Feb-14 20:44:36

Nn Emmy. I want Emilia, dp is arguing for Emelia. Grr.

Bowlersarm Wed 26-Feb-14 20:47:42

If you are going to call her Emmy, I don't think it matters which version, if you wanted to call her either Millie or Melie, then it matters.

EirikurNoromaour Thu 27-Feb-14 09:04:45

What about emmeline?

Bunbaker Thu 27-Feb-14 09:06:41

I have never come across the Emelia spelling before and would just assume it was a spelling mistake.

DrankSangriaInThePark Thu 27-Feb-14 09:07:48

I would assume they had different pronunciations.

Em-ee-lia / Em-ay-lia

momb Thu 27-Feb-14 09:08:41

Emilia.
It's the feminine version of Emil.

Driveway Thu 27-Feb-14 10:11:14

Emilia. Emelia looks wrong.

Tea1Sugar Thu 27-Feb-14 16:55:50

I agree. Gonna stick with Emilia.

winterhat Thu 27-Feb-14 22:09:51

Emilia

BrunoBrookesDinedAlone Sat 01-Mar-14 00:44:56

Emilia. Emelia- I would assume that you couldn't spell it.

Tea1Sugar Sat 01-Mar-14 17:15:26

We're sticking with Emilia smile Glad the mn jury agree!

haleyalannahxo Sat 01-Mar-14 18:18:06

Glad you went with Emilia, I was about to say that I prefer that to Emelia smile Emelia looks like a typo of Amelia to me, haha.

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now